Citizenship in India - General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

1 Which of the following is not a condition for becoming a citizen of India ?
A Birth
B Acquiring property
C Descent
D Naturalisation

Answer: Option [B]
2 Which of the following is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring citizenship of India ?
A Parliament
B State Legislature
C President
D Home Minister of India

Answer: Option [A]
3 Find the correct statement regarding the acquisition of Indian citizenship ?
A If citizenship of India is to acquired by registration, one year residence in India is essential.
B If citizenship is to be acquired by naturalisation the person concerned must have resident in India for 5 years.
C If born in India, only that person can acquire citizenship at least one of whose parents is an Indian.
D Rules regarding the citizenship of India shall not be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.

Answer: Option [C]
4 According to the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, which of the following is not a method of acquiring Indian Citizenship?
A Children of the diplomatic personnel or alien enemies born in Indiaon or after 26th, January 1950.
B Children born of Indian citizens abroad.
C Incorporation of territory not forming part of Indiaat the commencement of the Constitution.
D Naturalisation.

Answer: Option [A]
5 To acquire citizenship by registration a person must have been resident in India for how many years immediately before making an application?
A One year
B Two years
C Four years
D Five years

Answer: Option [D]


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